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down East

noun
1.
in, to, or into New England.
2.
New England.
3.
in, to, or into the state of Maine.
4.
the state of Maine.
5.
Canadian.
  1. in, to, or into the Maritime Provinces.
  2. the Maritime Provinces.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20, Americanism
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